India reports 44,658 new COVID-19 cases; Kerala alone adds over 30,000 infections
India reported a slight decline in daily caseload in the last 24 hours. The morning update by the Union Health Ministry shows that 44,658 new Covid-19 cases have been detected
India reported a slight decline in daily caseload in the last 24 hours. The morning update by the Union Health Ministry shows that 44,658 new Covid-19 cases have been detected in a single day.
Kerala contributed the most to India’s Covid tally with 67.19% or 30,007 new infections in the last 24 hours. The Covid fatalities also saw a drop with Friday reporting 496 corona deaths, the data shows.
The active cases have also shown a steady spike in a day-on-day comparison, the health bulletin shows. India has 3,44,899 active Covid-19 cases, the official data says. The national recovery rate has seen a minor dip at 97.60 per cent.
The corona recoveries are less than the number of new infections. The update by the health ministry shows that 32,988 people were cured of the viral infection in the last 24 hours.
August saw a good pace of daily vaccination with an average of around 5 million doses administered every day. Cumulatively, 61.22 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive till Friday morning.
However, if we look at the fully vaccinated population, that stands currently at 15 per cent, the government says. With the vaccine stock situation easing, the Centre is also planning to lessen the gap between two doses of Covishield.
First Published: 27th August, 2021 15:28 IST
TOPMOST STORY NOW
Live Watch | Northeast Tonight | Battle for Tripura￼29th September 2022
Live Over 80 families from Haflong seek fair compensation for 2 way Assam Mala project30th September 2022
Live Nagaland: AD HOC teachers launch indefinite hunger strike today30th September 2022
Live Arunachal team leaves for Subroto Cup Int’l Football Tournament in Delhi30th September 2022
Live Process to start scientific mining underway in Meghalaya30th September 2022
Vatsal Nahata lands job at World Bank after 600 Emails, 80 Calls: Know his success story￼
Getting his dream job was not easy for Vatsal. In 2 months, he sent over 1500 connection requests on LinkedIn, wrote 600 emails, and got on 80 calls.29th September 2022
2nd massive nationwide crackdown on people linked with PFI
In the national capital, Delhi Police's Special Cell carried out the searches in multiple locations, including Nizamuddin and Shaheen Bagh27th September 2022
PM Modi lauds Assam’s efforts in translating Assamese dictionary ‘Hemkosh’ into Braille￼
PM Narendra Modi today hailed Assam’s efforts in translating the oldest Assamese dictionary ‘Hemkosh’ into Braille for the differently-abled. Addressing the nation during the 93rd edition of his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi appreciated Chairman of ‘Sadin-Pratidin’ group of publications, Jayanta Baruah and his team for their concerted efforts leading to the […]25th September 2022
Andhra Pradesh: Doctor, his 2 Children die in hospital fire in Tirupati
In a tragic incident, a doctor and his two children died in a fire accident that took place in Tamil Nadu’s Tirupati district today. An investigation probed into the matter and it revealed that the fire incident had been caused by a short circuit. According to sources, the Inspector of Renigunta Police said that the […]25th September 2022